After a stellar 2020, Japan's pensions titan GPIF is returning more down-to-earth numbers. For analysts it allows the dust to settle to see if its long-term strategies are really working.
Japanese life insurers are well-suited to weather long-term global turbulence as the coronavirus spreads, but certain investment strategies might turn sour, say rating agencies.
Hedging foreign-exchange exposure is currently cheap, says Christian Nolting of Deutsche Private Wealth Management, who gives his views on various currencies.
The doctor becomes a vice president and senior credit officer in the Asian Financial Institutions group.